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Old Sunday 18th June 2017, 13:50   #126
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Nope - still not seen one this year - heard one in the Malverns though :)
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Old Sunday 18th June 2017, 15:35   #127
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Old Sunday 18th June 2017, 19:54   #128
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Indeed my first one - what an amazing bird!
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Old Sunday 18th June 2017, 20:36   #129
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does not look like a hobby. do you have other pics of it?
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Old Sunday 18th June 2017, 20:55   #130
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Certainly looks like a Kestrel! - long tail etc.
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Old Monday 19th June 2017, 19:46   #131
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Hi

No other pics I'm afraid. I bowed to the greater knowledge of the others in the hide. The hobby had been flying and they said it had landed in the tree.
But it was a long way away - so you may be correct!
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Old Thursday 22nd June 2017, 19:56   #132
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Certainly looks like a Kestrel.
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Old Saturday 24th June 2017, 11:25   #133
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I'll now bow to all your greater knowledge and go for kestrel!

I'm sure about this one though :)
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Old Saturday 24th June 2017, 11:35   #134
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Green Sandpiper?

..... or on further reflection a Lapwing.

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Old Saturday 24th June 2017, 13:39   #135
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Too easy? The first one of the year at the reserve and my first one ever :)
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Old Saturday 24th June 2017, 20:49   #136
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if it is a lapwing - where are its cinnamon coloured undertail coverts?
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 14:08   #137
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Sorry missed the edit - definitely a green sandpiper :)
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 16:57   #138
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Sorry missed the edit - definitely a green sandpiper :)
On reflection on my reflection I stick with my first answer
(because I never thought about Lou's point!)
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 19:27   #139
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This one is close up - but terribly lit!!!!! :)
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 19:37   #141
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Not a nuthatch :)
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 20:03   #142
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 20:07   #143
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 20:10   #144
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Old Sunday 25th June 2017, 20:16   #146
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Chiffchaff indeed it was :)
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Old Saturday 1st July 2017, 08:24   #147
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Hi all

Another great evening after work at the nature reserve.

Tried to snap this little beauty in the carpark!
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Old Saturday 1st July 2017, 08:39   #148
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Old Saturday 1st July 2017, 08:47   #149
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I know the flash of yellow gave it away - looked better than I thought.

How about this one?
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Old Saturday 1st July 2017, 09:28   #150
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